At Cambridge in 1937 the Master, Vernon Joyce is seriously ill but no one has told him as such. The faculty begin debating who his replacement should be. Jago has some support and Lewis ... See full summary »

Director:

Ronald Wilson

Writers:

Julian Bond, C.P. Snow (novels)

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Shaughan Seymour Shaughan Seymour ... Lewis Eliot
Nigel Havers ... Roy Calvert
John Carson ... Jago
Andrew Cruickshank Andrew Cruickshank ... M.H.L. Gay
Elizabeth Spriggs ... Lady Muriel Royce
Frederick Treves ... Vernon Royce
Kathryn Pogson Kathryn Pogson ... Joan Royce
Alan MacNaughtan ... Winslow
Clifford Rose ... Crawford
Cyril Luckham ... Eustace Pilbrow
Peter Copley ... Despard-Smith
John Grillo ... Arthur Brown
Jeffry Wickham Jeffry Wickham ... Chrystal
John Quentin John Quentin ... Nightingale
Paul Hastings Paul Hastings ... Francis Getliffe
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At Cambridge in 1937 the Master, Vernon Joyce is seriously ill but no one has told him as such. The faculty begin debating who his replacement should be. Jago has some support and Lewis Eliot is sent to test him out and determine if he would be a candidate. He would but others in the group seem to support Crawford. Eliot and Roy Calvert, who has recently returned from doing research in Berlin, set about gaining further support for their candidate. College politics proves to be challenging, to say the least. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

8 February 1984 (UK) See more »

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